Feb 22, 2013

Chasing Oscar: Sizing Up the 2013 Academy Awards

Chasing Oscar: Sizing Up the 2013 Academy Awards

Making Oscar predictions is a lot like taking the SATs: if you can eliminate one or two wrong answers, you significantly increase your chances of success.

Feb 22, 2013

2013 Oscars Countdown

2013 Oscars Countdown

With just three days to go until the 2013 Oscars, the red carpet waits for the stars. Find out which celebs will be performing and what the show's producers are doing to make sure the broadcast come in...

Feb 22, 2013

Octavia Spencer Reflects On 2012 Oscar WIn

Octavia Spencer Reflects On 2012 Oscar WIn

When Hollywood's biggest night just around the corner, Octavia Spencer chats with Access about winning Best Supporting Actress at the 2012 Oscars. The Academy Awards air this Sunday at 7 p.m. ET on ABC.

Feb 22, 2013

Oscars Bet on Fresh Host, Big Performances

Oscars Bet on Fresh Host, Big Performances

Sunday's Academy Awards serves up Seth MacFarlane as first-time host and musical turns from icons Barbra Streisand, Adele and Shirley Bassey.

Feb 22, 2013

Seth MacFarlane Takes the Oscar Reins

Seth MacFarlane Takes the Oscar Reins

Seth MacFarlane tackles hosting duties at Sunday's Oscar ceremonies. The Academy Awards will air on ABC at 7 p.m. ET.

Feb 22, 2013

MacFarlane Aims to Perk Up Stodgy Oscars

MacFarlane Aims to Perk Up Stodgy Oscars

"Family Guy" creator may bring a cheekiness that prods younger viewers to check out the Oscars just to see what he might pull. But just how far will Seth MacFarlane push it?

Feb 22, 2013

Oprah, Quvenzhane Wallis Honored at Essence Event

Oprah, Quvenzhane Wallis Honored at Essence Event

Winfrey, Wallis, Naomie Harris and others attend Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Feb 21, 2013

Puppies Pick Oscars' Best Picture Winner

Puppies Pick Oscars' Best Picture Winner

Following a nail-biting Super Bowl pick, Jimmy Fallon's perceptive puppies are at it again. This time, they've turned their attention to the Oscars.

Feb 21, 2013

Does Oscar Crown Await Affleck's "Argo"?

Does Oscar Crown Await Affleck's "Argo"?

Ben Affleck's CIA thriller has dominated the awards season with wins at the Golden Globes and ceremonies held by the Directors Guild of America, the Screen Actors Guild and the Producers Guild of America.

Feb 21, 2013

Students Replace Models as Oscar Carriers

Students Replace Models as Oscar Carriers

Six college students from across the country won a contest to help present the Oscar statuettes this year.

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Mother, 2 Daughters Die After Hotel Stabbing; Toddler Hurt

Mother, 2 Daughters Die After Hotel Stabbing; Toddler Hurt

A man stabbed his girlfriend and all three of her children Wednesday morning, killing the woman and two of her daughters at a hotel being used for homeless housing, authorities said.

Cop Fires Shots at Car After Being Hit by Door: Authorities

Cop Fires Shots at Car After Being Hit by Door: Authorities

Two officers were hit by car doors during a traffic stop on Long Island early Wednesday, prompting one of the cops to fire three shots into the occupied vehicle, authorities say.

2 New Jersey Teachers' Aides Facing Cocaine Charges

2 New Jersey Teachers' Aides Facing Cocaine Charges

Two teachers' aides in northern New Jersey have been arrested on cocaine charges, police say,

Man Sentenced for Killing Woman, Cutting Off Her Fingertips

Man Sentenced for Killing Woman, Cutting Off Her Fingertips

A Bronx man was sentenced Wednesday to 18 years to life in prison for fatally choking a 32-year-old woman and slicing off her fingertips before dumping the body off a Brooklyn pier.

A Winner in NH, Trump Faces Fresh Test in SC

A Winner in NH, Trump Faces Fresh Test in SC

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Cornell Frat President Denies Sex Assault Accusation

Cornell Frat President Denies Sex Assault Accusation

A 21-year-old president of a Cornell University fraternity has pleaded not guilty to charges that he sexually assaulted a woman.